Tag: valentines day

OPINION: Hacking Online Dating

By Alexander Kenny, Columnist On Valentine’s Day, campus couples exhibit more PDA than usual. That night, they’ll spend way too much on surf & turf, then exchange flowers, chocolate and fluids. They will smooch during a 90s movie starring Tom…

What Valentine’s Day is, according to Mason students

VALENTINE’S DAY HAS DIFFERENT MEANINGS FOR MASON STUDENTS By Huong Cao, Staff Writer Many people think of Valentine’s Day as a joyful occasion when they get to show love to their significant others. But in reality, not everyone has a…

To Swipe or Not to Swipe?

THE DOS AND DON’TS FOR DATING APPS By Cat Tong, Staff Writer In a generation where phones and technology are on the rise and our daily lives become busier and busier, there is simply no time for “traditional dating.” It…

Spend the special day of love with those close to your heart

CHECK OUT SOME SWEET IDEAS FOR A VALENTINE’S DAY CELEBRATION WITH LOVED ONES… By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and many are excited to share this special day of love with their significant other….

Top 10: Grossing rom-coms of all time

Just in time for Valentine’s Day   The following numbers reflect lifetime gross. Information courtesy of  Box Office Mojo. Used with permission.   1) “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” | $241,438,208 2) “What Women Want” | $182,811,707 3) “Hitch” |…

A Valentine’s Day mixtape

No more mushy love songs. Here are five tracks that won’t make your crush blush.   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   While cheesy love songs have their place—high school dances, first dances at weddings, weeknight karaoke—for the most part, they’re…

Breaking up is easy to do

Tips on how to end a relationship   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   Well, this is awkward. Everyone’s excited for Valentine’s Day, but you no longer feel the way you did when you first started dating your significant other. Maybe…

Valentine’s Day date ideas

BY JAMES STEMPLE, STAFF WRITER We all know that dreaded feeling: checking your bank account and seeing the equivalent of a tumbleweed rolling through the desert. It’s a common stereotype that college students are broke. For many of us, as…

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a College Budget

Hunter Samuelson/Staff Writer On Valentine’s Day, love can be an expensive business. Fortunately, there are some ways you can spend a romantic day with your significant other while sticking to a college budget. Don’t worry ladies — none of them involve “Netflix and chill.”…

10 Steps to Your Perfect Valentine’s Day Treat

Daniela Rambal Pinero, Staff Writer White Chocolate Drizzle Heart-Shaped Krispy Treats Putting a twist on the classic Rice Krispies treat, this recipe is a quick and fun way you can celebrate Valentine’s Day this weekend. It’s perfect for a girl’s night in or…